As of old, he must be at least tonsured and without a wife living.
33 of the Quinisext council (692) requires even singers and readers to be tonsured.
672680 Unrelated to his predecessor and elected by the nobleswas de posed and tonsured.
On his return to Spain, Moratin was tonsured and presented to a sinecure benefice in the diocese of Burgos, and in 1786 his first play, ET Viejo y la nina, was produced at the Teatro del Principe.
For lawful ordination in the Roman Church, a man must be confirmed, tonsured, in possession of all orders lower than that which he proposes to receive, of legitimate birth, not a slave or notably mutilated, of good life and competent knowledge.